Research at UNRF focuses on global and local issues including health, complex networks, social sciences, education, ICT, engineering, and environmental sustainability. Researchers at UNRF are interested in examining challenges to modern life from a wide range of perspectives, including technological and scientific advances, modern culture and thought, and apply their expertise derived from addressing local, regional and national issues to global challenges and develop teams to bring disciplinary strengths together to approach key issues with global impact.
UNRF’s researchers have substantial experience in the management and implementation of research projects, funded by the European Union and the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, and are currently involved in projects with a total budget of 1.3 million euros.
Currently, under the UNRF, the following specialized centers have been created:
- Centre for Economic Studies (CES)
- Centre for Green Development and Energy Policy (CGD)
- Medical Research Institute (MRI)
- Research Centre for Social Work and Social Policy (RCSW)
- Tourism & Transport Research Centre (TTRC)